We often hear about how hard things can be physically and emotionally after childbirth, so we want to help you prepare for the realities of your postnatal recovery. Looking after yourself well post- birth will promote the recovery process. Regardless of the type of birth you have had, your body has done something amazing, but strenuous and now needs you to take extra care to help with the healing process. Your emotional wellbeing should also be nurtured by taking things more gently. Here are some top tips and blogs written by our team of in-house midwives to help you prepare and recover.
Recovery after childbirth is a priority during the postnatal period. The better you feel, both physically and emotionally, the easier the transition into family life will be, and the quicker you will regain your strength. So, never forget to make sure you are looking after yourself the best that you can.
Planning 30 minutes a day just for you will help:
- Build this time into your daily routine from the start.
- Ask your partner or a family member to spend a regular 30-minute time slot with baby.
- Take yourself for a lie down / warm bath / shower or short walk - whatever helps you to relax best
- Stick to this routine so you, your baby and your family expect it each day
Download our new mum checklist for tips and advice to help support your recovery.
To find out more about our 5 steps on how to prepare and recover from childbirth, follow this link.
Looking after yourself postpartum will promote the recovery process.
Our FREE new mum checklist gives you tips on how to prepare for your recovery, advice on building time for yourself into your routine and essentials to support your recovery.download here
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